Each year, and especially this one, the Oscar nomination list is met with some form of controversy. That’s because snubs are inevitable. Among other notable snubs for this year were Straight Outta Compton for Best Picture and Will Smith for Best Lead Actor. But to me, there was no bigger snub than that of The Peanuts Movie not being nominated for Best Animated Film. Well for what it’s worth, at least it gets my award for best animated film of the year. Continue reading My 2015 Movies: The Peanuts Movie (#15)
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I didn’t know what to think when I first saw the trailer to The Peanuts Movie. Off the bat I knew the art-style was a fantastic fit for this kind of property. That and Peanuts is so beloved and classic that no bad film could possibly ruin it. However, you have to be prepared for the possibility that this could flop hard. It’s one of those movies that are hard to get a gauge on unless you see it first. You can’t just tell if it’s going to be good from the trailers.
So with little to do and nothing to lose I went on opening day to a nearly empty theater to see it. It’s incredible how in just the first couple minutes all my worries disappeared.
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